An Italian varietal grown in the Santa Cruz mountains south of San Francisco.
Very pale red in color and somewhat thin looking, this varietal is not a powerhouse blockbuster. It reminded me of Rose meets Pinot Noir. Strawberry on the nose and palate, with slight acidity and virtually no tannins noticed. It was a decent drink for a hot summer’s eve following a day out on the golf course- refreshing indeed. Having said that, it is pricey for the quality and I would only give it 2 stars and 85 points.